Digital edition of the letters
As part of a multi-year research project, the Alfred Escher Foundation made a collection of over 5,000 letters from and to Alfred Escher accessible online. In addition to transcripts and facsimiles, the platform of the digital edition of the letters (www.briefedition.alfred-escher.ch) provides a wide range of search and filter options, extensive comments on people and events, and a comprehensive history of Alfred Escher's life and work.
Details of the digital edition of the Alfred Escher letters can be found in this flyer.
To media reports on the digital edition of the Alfred Escher letters and selected quotations.
The Alfred Escher Foundation is very grateful to the following institutions for their generous financial commitment to the creation of the digital edition:
Walter Haefner Stiftung, Zürich
Baugarten Stiftung, Zürich